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Plan Ahead for a Successful Spring Turkey Season Opener
Posted on: 01/30/18

Spring gobblers don’t just happen. Certainly, there’s always luck. Still, a good plan can make for a great opening day. All it takes is some step-by-step attention to details. Here is some great advise to help you have a successful spring turkey hunt...

Tips for Tagging a Late-Season Whitetail
Posted on: 12/07/17

Deer season is still going strong throughout much of North America, and if you still have an open tag, it’s time to get off the couch and into a treestand or ground blind. Under certain conditions, the late season can be your best chance at a mature buck — provided you keep in mind the three tips...

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Disease-Carrying Ticks Widespread Across Alabama
Posted on: 04/24/18

It’s the family of ticks that turkey hunters dread each spring, and the prevalence of disease-carrying ticks is becoming more evident in Alabama each year. The Lone Star tick (pictured) is the most common tick in Alabama and can transmit a host of diseases, including...

Alabama Reopens Smith Lake Park Boat Landing
Posted on: 04/24/18

With phase one renovations completed, the Alabama (WFF) has recently reopened the public boat landing on Lewis Smith Lake in Cullman County. The facility is located on the northeast side of Ryan Creek and can be accessed free of charge through Smith Lake Park, which is located at...

Opportunities Abound for California Central Valley Trout Anglers
Posted on: 04/24/18

Central Valley anglers anticipating California’s general trout opener Saturday, April 28 will find many local fishing opportunities despite the flooding of the California (CDFW) Moccasin Creek Hatchery in Tuolumne County, which supplied many Central Valley and western Sierra Nevada waters with trout...

Florida Snook to Close in Gulf State and Federal Waters
Posted on: 04/24/18

Snook will close to all harvest in Florida Gulf state, federal and inland waters, including all of Monroe County and Everglades National Park, starting May 1. Snook is open to harvest in Atlantic state, federal and inland waters, including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River, through May 31, closing June 1. Both the Atlantic and Gulf will reopen...

Kentucky Public Auction of Surplus and Confiscated Items May 7
Posted on: 04/24/18

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will conduct its spring public auction of surplus and confiscated items May 7 at department headquarters in Frankfort. Surplus and Confiscated auction items include...

Minnesota Explains New Regulations for Northern Pike -- Why the zones?
Posted on: 04/24/18

The new Minnesota northern pike fishing regulations, which were announced recently and go into effect on the May 12 fishing opener, have three distinct zones to address the different characteristics of pike populations in Minnesota, according to the DNR. Each of the zones – north-central, northeast and south – provide...

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Tennessee Outdoors Youth Summit Makes Return to Clyde M. York 4-H Center
Posted on: 04/24/18

The Ninth Annual Tennessee Outdoors Youth Summit will be held for the second year at the Clyde York 4-H Center near Crossville. The 2018 event is scheduled for July 15-20. The summit was established for high school students from across Tennessee. During the week, students are introduced to...

Washington Recreational Shrimp Fishery Opens May 5 in Puget Sound
Posted on: 04/24/18

Recreational shrimp fishing will open May 5 in Puget Sound under seasons announced by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). In all areas of Puget Sound, fishers are limited to 80 shrimp a day (if open) during the month of May. Puget Sound recreational shrimp season opening days are...